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Justice For Pari: BJP’s 5-Day Long Padayatra Programme From Tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is all set to launch a five-day long padayatra initiative starting tomorrow (December 20) demanding justice for Nayagarh girl Pari. Several central leaders of the party will take part in the rally which will continue till December 24, informed State party spokesperson Jatin Mohanty today. As […]

Pari Murder Case: Recommend Probe By A Central Agency, NCPCR To Odisha Govt

Bhubaneswar: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has found several discrepancies in the primary investigation conducted by Odisha Police in the alleged kidnapping and subsequent rape and murder of Pari, the five-year-old girl from Nayagarh district whose skeletal remains were found almost 10 days after she went missing from her village in the […]

Amit Shah's Mega Rally In West Bengal, Ex-TMC Leader Suvendu Adhikari Joins BJP
Amit Shah's Mega Rally In West Bengal, Ex-TMC Leader Suvendu Adhikari Joins BJP

Kolkata: A convoy of as many as 30 vehicles headed out for the Midnapore College Ground where Union Home Minister Amit Shah was scheduled to address a mega public meeting on Saturday. The convoy packed with dissident lawmakers, MPs and other Trinamool Congress leaders set out for the venue at around 12.15 p.m. from Mecheda’s […]

Missing Minor Boy Rescued From Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: An 11-year-old boy who had gone missing for the last four days has been rescued from a relative’s house in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. He was rescued from Jarimunda Sahi under Infocity police station in the Capital city. The minor boy, a resident of Guakulimundia under Baranga Police Station limits here had gone missing from […]

No More Abandoned Vehicles Along Roads In Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: The streets in the State Capital City will soon get rid of abandoned vehicles that often create congestion and obstruct traffic as the Commissionerate Police (Traffic) today launched a special drive to remove old and unused vehicles parked along the pavements. On the first day of the special drive, traffic police began towing away […]

Nila Madhab Panda's Odia Movie Enters Indian Panorama At IFFI 2020

Bhubaneswar: Twenty-three feature films, including Odia movie ‘Kalira Atita’ by award winning filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda has been selected in the Indian Panorama 2020 films for the upcoming International Film Festival of India (IFFI) scheduled to be held in January next year. Panda’s movie is based on climate change and its repercussions. ‘Kalira Atita’ is […]

No Objection To Re-Elect Rahul Gandhi As Party Prez, But Cong To Set Up 'Brainstorming' Camps
No Objection To Re-Elect Rahul Gandhi As Party Prez, But Cong To Set Up 'Brainstorming' Camps

New Delhi: Interim chief Sonia Gandhi’s meeting with senior Congress leaders on Saturday morning ended after almost five hours and sources said nobody in the meeting objected to Rahul Gandhi’s name from being proposed for the party chief’s position again, although there will be “Chintan shivir” or brainstorming camps soon. “No one has a problem […]

RSS Ideologue, Senior Journalist MG Vaidya Passes Away At 97
RSS Ideologue, Senior Journalist MG Vaidya Passes Away At 97

Nagpur: RSS ideologue, senior journalist and ex-legislator Madhav Govind Vaidya passed away in a private hospital here on Saturday. He was 97. Vaidya is survived by his wife Sunanda and eight children. His children include three daughters Vibhavari G. Naik, Pratibha U. Rajhans, Bharti J. Kahu and five sons Dhananjay, Manmohan, Srinivasa, Shashibhushan and Ram. […]

Adulterated Soya Chunks Processing Unit Busted In Cuttack, Two Detained

Cuttack: Despite repeated crackdowns, the Silver City of Cuttack continues to face food adulteration menace with another such illegal unit coming to light from the Jagatpur industrial estate in the city on Saturday. The factory engaged in adulteration of soya chunks was busted during a joint raid by the Commissionerate Police. Huge quantity of rotten […]

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Border Row: AP Starts Road Construction At Dispute Site In Koraput Defying Status Quo

Jeypore: Amid frequent surfacing of border dispute between Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, even as officials of both the States had recently agreed to maintain status quo until the demarcation is completed, officials of the neighbouring Andhra has once again stroked a fresh controversy by reportedly constructing pucca roads at Sunabeda village under Sambai GP of […]

Odisha Missing Children Saga: 102 Go Missing In Last 30 Days, Recovery At Six!

Bhubaneswar:  Thirteen year old Ripu Pradhan (name changed) was born in an extremely poor family in Gajapati district. His father, Laxman Pradhan, who has a hand to mouth existence, got fleeced by agents of a placement agency. A deal was sealed. While his tender-aged son will earn Rs 5000 per month, Laxman was given direct […]

Kandhamal All Set For Subdued Christmas Celebrations

Phulbani: With Christmas around the corner, the district administration of Kandhamal has urged the Christian community to celebrate the occasion ensuring strict compliance of the Covid-19 guidelines. The administration has asked the church heads and other functionaries to allow maximum 10-15 people at once into the churches to offer prayer by wearing masks, maintaining social […]

Fungal Infection Mucormycosis Strikes Gujarat: Ahmedabad Reports 25, Rajkot 10
Fungal Infection Mucormycosis Strikes Gujarat: Ahmedabad Reports 25, Rajkot 10

Gandhinagar: Suspected to be a fungal infection triggered by Covid, the incidence of mucormycosis in Gujarat in the past two months has been above average. The Ahmedabad Civil hospital has seen 25 such cases, while the Rajkot Civil hospital has seen 10 cases since the monsoons. Although there is no official confirmation about this infection […]

Documentary On Galwan Valley Martyr Nuduram Soren From Odisha Released

Baripada: Paying due respect to the fallen heroes of Odisha, the Royal family of Mayurbhanj on Friday released a documentary film, ‘Nuduram Ka Safarnama’ on the life of Indian Army soldier Nuduram Soren from the State who attained martyrdom in the Galwan Valley clash. Nuduram was a resident of Champauda under Mayurbhanj district. Notable personalities […]

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BJD's Central Neglect Slogan A Ploy To Save Face: BJP

Bhubaneswar: A day after the Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik raised his old slogan-central negligence, the State unit of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday lashed out at the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president, terming his statements as a ploy to divert public attention from various sensitive issues that have tarnished the face of State government […]